It is implementation-specific, and should instead be defined by derived classes if needed.
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POWER-FV – Assertion-based formal verification library for OpenPOWER processors
This project is currently in an experimental state. In particular:
- it has only been tried on the Microwatt CPU
- it assumes an in-order scalar core
- its instruction coverage is limited to the Scalar Fixed-point Compliancy Subset
- the correctness of its own specifications hasn't yet been verified
POWER-FV is a formal verification library that can be used to check the compliance of a processor with the OpenPOWER ISA. It provides an interface to trace the execution of a processor, which is monitored by a testbench and compared against a given specification.
POWER-FV's design is heavily inspired by the riscv-formal framework, developed by Claire Wolf (YosysHQ).
If VHDL support is needed:
The OSS CAD Suite can provide pre-built binaries of these tools.
pip3 install poetry --user poetry install
cores folder for usage examples.